Public Policy and Politics
April 11, 2014 | Research News
Small retail grocers, improved transit might be key to shrinking ‘food deserts’
Food deserts—a term used for geographical areas where healthy food is inaccessible or prohibitively expensive—are connected to high rates of obesity and diet-related diseases. A new University of Georgia study says that smaller and mid-sized retail stores may be the best solution to shrinking these deserts.
April 10, 2014 | General News
Wilson to lead UGA law school career development office
Susan J. Wilson recently became the University of Georgia School of Law's executive director of career development, overseeing the school's legal career services and professional development programs.
April 8, 2014 | General News
Gov. Deal touts UGA’s economic development, public service and outreach efforts
Gov. Nathan Deal cited the strong partnership between the University of Georgia and state economic development agencies as a major component of Georgia's job-creation program during a speech Monday afternoon in Athens.
April 8, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA’s Talarico lecture to focus on security threats in the 21st century
Deputy Chief Michael P. Downing of the Los Angeles Police Department will deliver the fifth annual Susette M. Talarico lecture April 15 at 11 a.m. in the North Tower of the Miller Learning Center. His lecture, titled "Policing Convergent Threats in the 21st Century," is free and open to the public.
April 8, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA law school wins third national moot court competition of year
The University of Georgia School of Law recently won the 29th Annual Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, which is its third national moot court title this academic year.
April 8, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA law school wins national mock trial competition
The University of Georgia School of Law recently won the Third Annual South Texas Mock Trial Challenge, overcoming approximately 30 teams from law schools across the county to bring home the national championship.
April 4, 2014 | Events on Campus
Law conference to address corporations’ growing role in international governance
The University of Georgia School of Law will host "The New Roles of Corporations in Global Governance" conference April 18 at 9 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall, located on North Campus. The event is free and open to the public; however, registration is requested for planning purposes.
April 3, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law Sibley Lecture to address tort law
John Goldberg, Goldston Professor of Law at Harvard University, will present "Inexcusable Wrongs" as the University of Georgia School of Law's 111th Sibley Lecturer April 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom of Hirsch Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
April 2, 2014 | Events on Campus
Intelligence director to deliver Charter Lecture April 14
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper will deliver the University of Georgia Charter Lecture on April 14 at 11:15 a.m. in the UGA Chapel.
March 31, 2014 | General News
Journalist who reported Edward Snowden leaks named 2014 McGill Medal winner
Glenn Greenwald, the journalist most-associated with coverage of U.S. government surveillance records leaked by Edward Snowden, is this year's recipient of the McGill Medal for Journalistic Courage.
March 26, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA student receives Carnegie Junior Research Fellowship
Yuliya Bila, a fourth-year Honors student at the University of Georgia, has been awarded a Carnegie Junior Research Fellowship.
March 25, 2014 | General News
UGA contributes report on radiological security to Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague
To support the third Nuclear Security Summit, the University of Georgia Center for International Trade and Security has released a report in cooperation with Indonesia's National Nuclear Energy Agency. "The Human Dimensions of Security for Radioactive Sources" was distributed at the summit in The Hague March 24-25.
March 25, 2014 | Honors & Awards
Media Advisory: Athens-Clarke Commission to recognize Athens Peer Court
The Athens-Clarke County Commission will recognize Athens Peer Court during the regular commission meeting, April 1 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Commission Chamber. Representatives from Athens Peer Court-including juvenile court personnel, University of Georgia faculty and students, and approximately 10 youth volunteers-will be present to receive the honor.
March 25, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA law school speaker to address democracy and nonviolence in Iran
The University of Georgia School of Law's Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy will host Middle Eastern scholar Ramin Jahanbegloo, who will speak on democracy and nonviolence in Iran, on April 14 at 3:30 p.m. in Classroom A (120) of Hirsch Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
March 21, 2014 | General News
UGA School of Law launches Master in the Study of Law
This fall, the University of Georgia School of Law will begin offering a new graduate level degree for professionals and recent graduates seeking to increase their knowledge of law relevant to their career or academic discipline.